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    December 8, 2012
    7:00 - 10:00am PST  

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. a pipe bomb explosion. >> another blow for kat williams. why he was put in handcuffs in northern california. >> and reaction from the bay area's gay community as the battle over same sex marriage heads to the supreme court. >> complete bay your news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> welcome. it's saturday december 8th. >> cold start to the weekend. let's check in with rosemary. foggy. >> right. you foggy for some, frigid for most and slightly warmer by the afternoon. we are waking up with mostly clear skies, some of us to near freezing and some of that fog is dense. i will take a look at it coming up. >> two teens were arrested overnight after a pipe bomb was set off inside a mailbox in a
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neighborhood. we are live now with more on the damage caused. >> reporter: it all started a report about an explosion in pleasant hill, close to the sun valley mall. what exploded was a pipe bomb somebody putin side that mailbox. that's what is left of it. nobody in the neighborhood was hurt but several residents reported seeing a red suv leaving the area. police spotted that suv outside college park high school and found another pipe bomb inside the vehicle. the bomb squad came out to set off the second pipe bomb. nobody was hurt. police found five teens who had been driving around in that red suv. two of them were arrested. they were cooperative and one admitted to making the pipe bombs. >> this was a significant pipe
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bomb. all the damage you that may expect there was -- the mailbox was destroyed. anybody had been close they would have been hurt and possibly killed. >> reporter: police say that the high school, the location where the second bomb was found and detonated was not a target, just happened to be where the teens were when police found them. police haven't said why the mailbox was -- why or why it was targeted but they are glad nobody was hurt. live in pleasant hill. >> overnight shooting leaves a person dead and one in critical condition. it happened at seminary avenue and east 16th just before midnight. two men were shot in their car multiple times. when police arrived one was found dead, the other badly hurt on the ground. so far there are no suspects and police are investigating. police are investigating a homicide in east oakland.
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authorities responded last flight to a possible domestic violence incident. a woman was shot and killed. there were children inside the home but they were not hurt. a short time later a man called police and turned himself in. >> funeral services will be held this weekend for two teen girls shot in oakland last month. services for the 16-year-old will be held today at colonial chapel. tomorrow they will be held for the 15-year-old. they were found on november 25th near brook dale park. no arrests have been made. >> kat williams has been arrested. sheriff deputies found him last night at a gas station. he was wanted on a felony warrant for leading the chp on a chase. officers say he almost hit five people while riding a three wheeled motorcycle on the sidewalk. he also faces assault charges
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for this incident with a target store employee. >> the nation's highest court has agreed to address the issue of same sex marriage. the united states supreme court said yesterday it'll hear two cases challenging laws that define marriage as only between a man and a woman. one of them is california's ban on same sex marriage, proposition eight which voters approved in 2008. lower courts ruled that the proposition was not congress constitutional. the other case is from new york, it challenges the defense of marriage act that requires the government to deny federal benefits to legally married gay couples. it was passed in 1996 and signed by president clinton. reaction in san francisco's castro district included a range of emotions. yesterday's decision means same sex couples in california must put marriage plans on hold. they could have started
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marrying pleadly if the court denied review. activists say they feel some momentum from the november elections. >> three states legalized same sex marriage just a month ago. the tide is shifting. >> i want it to be tackled. i want to get married and i want to be married in any state. >> many people say they are happy the court will address the issue but they say they understand that the possibility the ruling may go against the very thing they are fighting for. >> opponents of same sex marriage believe the justices will see things there way. >> we are confident that the court is going to up hold the right of the people to amend their own constitution. >> the man who wrote proposition eight said the court shouldn't go against the measure that 7 million california voters approved. we have much more on the
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court case coming up at 7:30. how the decision on same sex marriage ban could come down to one vote and the division among states on this issue and you will always find more informationon our website. >> in concord a state boarder has died after being hit by a vehicle. it happened yesterday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. on monument boulevard. police say that the 21-year-old was in a crosswalk when he was struck by a woman who was driving a chevy tahoe. the intersection was closed while police septembered the incident. it is not clear what color the traffic light was at the time of the collision. so far no arrests have been made. >> an investigation sundayway into a head on collision that killed two including a young boy. the crash happened on byron highway about 3:20 yesterday afternoon. police say that a car crashed into a big rig truck. the chp said the truck driver noticed the car swerving right before the crash.
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>> he noticed the car, it's back behind me, started swerving back and forth and came across the double yellow line and hit the front of his truck. >> the driver of the car, a 21- year-old was airlifted to the hospital where she died. police say a young boy was also killed. he was in the backseat of the car and was eight or nine. the truck driver was not hurt. > heavy equipment is moving into move rocks off a napa county highway after a slide there. it appears half the hillside came down. the highway patrol said it wants people to avoid the area because the roads will be closed. in sonoma, highway one will stay closed at least until next friday. the stretch of roadway was closed on wednesday after a section was damaged during the recent storms. at first there were report that the road would reopen yesterday but caltrans said that crews are still working on repairs,
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detours are currently in place. >> your time is 7:08. chilly outside though i think rosemary said that we should have a nice day in store today right? >> relatively mild for december. low 60's in the forecast. mid60s by tomorrow. all in all just a nice weekend. we will have fair skies overhead for today. high clouds drifting at some point this morning. it's the low clouds that we are dealing with and the patchy dense fog, giving you a live look there at a few patches offing to and some sun. we have sunrising in the next couple minutes, the official sunrise but you can see already up and maybe a -- sun shining outside your door. we have the light winds out there but coming the north and northeast. in addition to forming our one fog we have the tulle fog. we do have a dense fog advisory through about 11:00. that in addition to the central valley if you are in your -- on
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the way to that area for the morning hours. temperature wise it's a cold start in most cases. we are colder than where we were 24 hours ago. widespread low to mid40s. sfo reporting 50 degrees. 42 mountain view. we have to head to the north bay. this is where we are seeing the coldest numbers, 35 santa rosa. 47 -- 46 in nevado. 34 degrees in napa. near freezing in some cases and in nevadonapaer part -- concord visibility down to a quarter mile. again through the delta as well. you are going to find patches of dense fog. be prepared for your visibility to drop off suddenly. this will be through the morning hours if you have the early morning drive. for the afternoon high clouds in the forecast, some sun, and again temperatures a lot like yesterday, perhaps slightly warmer some some areas, giving you a look at the forecast.
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through the 7:00, 8:00, 9:00 hour. the patchy dense fog will stay by the late morning, early afternoon it's burning away to be replaced by high clouds that will shift overhead. a look at the afternoon high. 62 for nevado. 61 san rafael. 60 for pacifica. in around the south bay 62 for mountain view. morgan hill. 63 loss gatos the extended forecast. a cold cold start to the morning but we will feel better by ten or so. tomorrow winds will come our way and a breeze kicking up tonight into tomorrow and that will drive the temperatures. we will be into the mid to upper 60s by sunday, monday. partly cloudy on tuesday and take a look at wednesday. possibility of showers. i will show you that future cast model. >> we are following developing news. the arrest we are just learning about in connection with the attack that killed chris
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stevens. >> and new video released of kansas city chiefs linebacker . >> and taking away the pain. the special program underway to give the gifts of mobility to people here in the bay area. >> first let's go outside. there is the east shore freeway. you can see its clear along that stretch of roadway. checking in with the chp no major problems this saturday morning, it's 7:11 on the o'clock and this is mornings on two. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ]
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. good morning to you. the patchy dense fog has resurfaced giving you a live view from concord. >> firefighters in alameda are on the scene of a fire right now. the fire is out and was confined to a business on santa
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clara avenue near park street and nobody was hurt. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. we have a photographer headed to the scene. we will give you more information and video as it is available. we are learning more about the fan who fell from the third deck of the coliseum during thursday night's game. the fan was a 17-year-old and from the central valley. he is still in the hospital in serious condition with broken bones and other injuries. police have called it a delib era te act but it's unclear if the teen understand the consequences of his actions. an investigation revealed he jumped or climbed over a wall and fell. >> kansas city police have released two dashboard videos related to the murder suicide of javan belcher. in the first they find him sleeping outside an apartment complex hours before he shot and killed himself. he said he was visiting his
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girlfriend. he then walked into the building. the second video started around 8:00 a.m. it shows the after speeding to the stadium as belcher spoke to officials. the officer said he was going to sneak up on the armed man. the video cuts off shortly before belcher shoots himself. >> the man accused of pushing another man to his death in new york subway blames drugs and voices in his head. he is charged with second degree murder in the death of the man. he said that the victim grabbed him and threatened him. he said he was high on drugs and voices told him to shove the man but he didn't mean to kill him. >> we are following developing news. one of the men suspected in the attack that killed chris stevens has been detained. the terrorists stormed the consulate. four americans were killed
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including stevens. nbc news sites unnamed intelligence sources that egyptian sources captured the suspected terrorist. he is a accused of providing guns for extremists and establishing militant camps where the attackers trained. also new an american drone has killed an al-qaeda commander. the united states secretly launched the air strike on thursday. it killed the commander who was hiding out among the pakistan border. he. >> this morning the battle over taxes continues in the capitol. >> and if we are serious about protecting middle class families we will have to ask the wealthiest to pay higher rates. that's one principle i won't compromise on. >> he said he will work with the gop on spending cut itself
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they agree to higher taxes on the wealthly and a middle class tax cut. this is the 4th time that he has used the weekly address to push for a middle class tax cut. >> we must reform the tax code by getting rid of unjustified loopholes but the goal should be to generate new revenue by creating new taxpayers not new taxes. >> in the republican response they commented that race raising taxes among the rich won't solve the problem. only economic growth and reforming titlement programs can control the debt. >> charlie chris is now a democrat. he made the announcement on twitter. he posted a photograph where he was holding a florida voter registration application. the times reports that the former republican signed papers to change his party to democrat at a christmas reception at the
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white house. >> the president is asking congress for more than $60 billion to help with sandy recovery efforts. he made the request friday on behalf of the state's hardest hit by the october storm. in a joint statement the new york governor and new jersey governor said the money would hen the states rebuild as well as help protect them from future storms. the president of the philippines declared a state of emergency after visiting some of the hardest hit areas by the typhoon. helicopter footage shows the damage. the storm wiped out entire villages of 600 people dead and another 600 still missing. officials say that rescue operations have suffered a set back mostly because the survivors are just to shocked to help. there is also concern of food and water. >> yesterday marked the anniversary of pearl harbor and many paused to remember that day. in hawaii there was a moment of silence followed by a fly over at the time when the bombing
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started. the surprise attack by the japanese killed 2400 people and was the start of the united states involvement in world war ii. in alameda pearl harbor survivors took part in a ceremony. i 21 gun salute honored the survivors and memories still fresh for those who were still there. one was on the west virginia during the attack. >> i felt six torpedoes hit the port side of the ship. >> it also included a wreath laying ceremony to pay tribute to those who were killed. the beakon on top of mount diablo was lit to remember the attacks, the light turned on at sunset and stayed lit until dawn this morning.
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it was turned off december 8th 1941 the day after the attack so it would not be a guide for enemy planes. now it's lit once a year to honor those who died. >> some hopeful east bay homebuyers will have the chance to take advantage of a five million dollar pot of money. it's parts of a settlement over fair lending claims. the program happening at the oakland convention center is called city lift and only applies to nine city and alameda. >> we are going to provide 20,000-dollar grant to them. 0% rate as long as they stay in the home for five-years, that $20,000 is forgiven. >> i knew i couldn't afford that much as far as a down payment so i'm excited because it helps me out. >> one of the restrictions you must buy a home with in 60 days, the it runs today from ten to seven tonight. >> more than 200 patients were given an early christmas gift
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yesterday. the gift of mobility. its part of operation walk usa. 109 doctors provided free joint replacements to those who don't qualify for government assistance or don't have health insurance. a team at valley medical care center participated in that program giving one santa rosa woman a hip replacement and a another man a new right knee. >> i'm excited. i don't know i absorbed it all. it'll change my whole life personally. i'm just so grateful for it. >> the doctors said each case went well lasting only about 45 minutes each. the operation was started two years ago and they are working to expand to help more patients next year. >> santa has a special workshop that's gearing up this morning in san francisco. it'll help put a bike under the tree. >> and how would you like to own a bone from a trex? the auction now underway and how much it's expected to go
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for. >> outside the doors partly cloudy, and cold. some of us also socked in by fog. what you can expect.
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. how would you like to have part of a dinosaur in your home? that's what a woman is offering. this is a leg of a trex. it's thought to be 65 million years old and it's valued at $60,000. the auction bidding started last night at the nature gallery. >> i think it would be like the cat's meow or the dinosaur's thump is to have it in your house. think, none of your friends would have it. >> some of the money will go to a good cause. 25% of the proceeds are set for health care connection that offers free medical care to the homeless. you can bid on the leg through
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friday december 21st. >> all right. 7:25. if you are just waking up and thinking it's cold outside. >> it is cold. you are right. >> cold everywhere but it'll get better. >> it'll. today a lot like yesterday. a really chilly start, patchy dense fog, along the valley floor. areas napa, nevado, concord all reporting fog and we have a dense fog advisory through about 11:00. by the afternoon we are feeling pretty good. high clouds overhead low 60 ha in the forecast. 63 oakland. 62 san mateo. 64 san jose. now down the road we have some rain coming our way. i picked this up. look at the timestamp. it's wednesday right during the overnight about midnight or so. here comes the rain, perhaps a few sprinkles, looks like by wednesday even in time for the morning drive maybe a few scattered showers. we have a nice dry stretch
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between now and then. chilly start to the morning, afternoon highs feeling good tomorrow even better. we expect the off shore breeze to kick in and bring us a warm up, upper 60's. sunday, monday, temperatures start to fall on tuesday with you we stay dry. it's wednesday when the chance for rain will return. >> it's the season for toy drives and holiday giving. the team will join the police department and the housing authority for the event at candlestick park where they will host the dolphins. volunteers will collect new unwrapped toys and cash donations. the toys will be donated to thousands of children in san francisco public huesing. volunteers will spend the day building bikes for kids. they are with the bar pilots association who are the people who help navigate the cargo shipps through the bay. they plan to put together 130
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bikes and they will go to the toy program. >> a search sundayway for a missing teen from fremont. where police think she may be headed. >> and the warning going out to women in one neighborhood. where attacks have been happening how the community is responding. >> and a pipe bomb explosion in an east bay neighborhood overnight . who is in custody and how police tracked them down.
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. one bomb exploded before it was found. another detonated by the bomb squad. good morning. well welcome back. >> police say the first pope bomb blew up a mailbox in a pleasant hill neighborhood. what are neighbors saying? >> reporter: police were able to track down the two teens they arrested because of neighbors who lived on the street. they reported hearing the explosion and then several witnesses told police they saw a red suv speeding down this street shortly afterward. this is christine court. we are close to the sun valley mall and this over here is what exploded. this is the mailbox or what's left of a mailbox that somebody had put a pipe bomb in. nobody was hurt but police tracked down that suv at college park high score and found another pipe bomb inside
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the vehicle. the wall nut creek police bomb squad detonated that second pipe bomb, nobody was hurt but police found five teens who had been driving around in this red suv, two were arrested and investigators say the teen its were cooperative and one of them admitted to making the pipe bomb. we talked to a neighbor where the first bomb explosion happened and he had an idea about why this home may have been targeted. >> this is a court, there is no -- light on that pole down at the end and plenty of trees blocking light from the neighboring shopping center there. it's really dark down there at night. >> reporter: maybe they thought they could get away quickly. >> do something, drive away. nobody will see. >> reporter: and police say college park high school where they found and arrested the teens was not a target, that's where they found the second bomb but they don't believe the teens planned to detonate it at
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the high school, it just happened to be where the teens were hanging out. neighbors say there is someone who lives in this home but nobody was hurt. police and the neighbors are very happy about that. live in pleasant hill. >> in richmond police are looking for a man suspected of raping two women and trying to assault a third. police are warning women in the city to be on high alert. the attacks have happened along 23rd street in richmond between 5 and midnight. the first happened in june and the second and third on november 20th and 21st after the man forced the victims into his car. some women are posting the police issued flyers to alert the neighborhood. >> it does freak me out. we have a lot of single women out here just walking around and with their kids especially with strollers. people should be aware of that. >> police say they are just recently able to link the
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attacks from june and novato one man and these are the two sketches of him . he drives a white four door sedan. >> a special needs teen has gone missing in fremont. police are looking for the 15- year-old. she walk away from her home in the glenn moore neighborhood yesterday. she is 5'4'', 170 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes, she may be headed to modesto or richmond. the family of a man who died after the giants world series celebrations offering a reward for any information about his death. shaun moffet suffered a head injury. he may have accidentally gotten hurt while jumping on a mattress but his roommates said moffet told him five men attacked him. he died a few days later. police are investigating his death as suspicious. >> now that the court has agreed to take up the issue of
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same sex marriage we are getting an idea of the possible outcomes. the court could limit its decision to california or say that denying gays the right to marry violates the constitution which would affect all states. the lieutenant governor who conducted same sex weddings in san francisco in 2004 thinks anthony kennedy could decide the issue. >> he has been the key player on advancing the rights of folk whose rights were taken away by public vote. >> many believe it'll be a 5-4 decision, one way or the other with justice kennedy casting the deciding vote. the court will hear arguments in march and decide a ruling by june. >> the united states is divided when it comes to the issue of same sex marriage. it's legal to be -- in nine states. we have highlighted those
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areas. now, on the flip side there are 30 states where it's specifically banned. we have highlighted those for you in red. those include north carolina, which is the most recent state where people voted to ban it. that leaves the 11 remains states in yellow. that falls in the middle. those states include california, and they do have some form of domestic partnership or civil union. as this case proceeds stay with us for continuing coverage because we will follow the arguments before the court and bring you the developments as they happen. >> it was meant to be a rank and turned in to a tragedy. the london nurse pranked by a call from two dj's pretending to be the queen and prince took her life yesterday. coming up the australian radio station is speaking out for the first time. what they have to say. the booster moms will pack up special gift boxes today. the east bay group has been collecting money, food, and other items for their holiday
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care packages. this morning volunteers will pack everything up into boxes and send to men and women overseas. they are made up of women who have sons and daughter who are veterans or currently serving in the armed forces. >> a consignment company that promises to sell used lucky cars for a fee is missing in action and so are the cars. car owners are worried they lost tens of thousands of dollars. todd parson checked out the company. he got a check when his car sold but the check bounced. >> what happened between friday and monday is they closed and took all the vehicles that were on the lot and vanished. >> police captain said that they have heard from about 20 victims who lost thousands of dollars each. investigators trying to locate the owners of the company on suspicious of fraud. >> we have an update to a story we brought you yesterday on the morning news. some people in south florida
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have opened their hearts and wallets to help an oakland church group. >> i have a little something here, i have $15,000. >> a businessman donated that money to the ministry yesterday. the group of 24 teens and young adults had $12,000 and all their belongings stolen shortly after arriving on thursday. a local tv station aired the story and several viewers called ande mailed saying they wanted to help. >> we kept our hopes up and know that god used him to bring this to us. thank you so much. >> the group is in florida for a youth conference this are scheduled to return to oakland on monday. >> cable car service is back up and running. it affected the hyde street, california and mason street lines. officials say an issue with the cables prompted them to shut
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the system down. it's a big day for passengers at the busiest line on mu in, i. they have been upgrading the rails and street around church street and this morning muni celebrates the completion of that project. the line that passes through the area carries nearly 40,000 riders every day. >> driver is receive a big break this holiday season. gas prices are falling. the national average for a gallon of regular is $3.36. experts predict it could drop 16-cents by christmas and could fall to $3 a gallon in some parts of the country. the west coast and pacific northwest could see some of the largest drops due to rise supplies and less use. here are this morning's average. aa shall reports san jose has the lowest for a gallonon, oakland at $3.60, san francisco tops at $3.72 but it's already down two cents from yesterday.
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no arguments here. keep ongoing down. >> keep ongoing down. we like that. 7:39, let's see how the weekend is shaping up for us this morning. it'll be nice. we have to keep in mind it's december and we could use a break. >> lot different from last weekend. >> dry for starters. we are off to a cold start. we were relatively mild. 50s and 60s this time last weekend. not the case this morning. we are very cold even near freezing in some cases. mostly clear skies. a little bit of low cloud cover. patchy dense fog for some of the valley locations, through the delta. the two last spots even with the advisory. more on that in just a moment. the clear skies overhead. the calm conditions, our temperatures tank. we are chilly this morning. many of us reach that due point and frost forming over parts of the north day napa, fog
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visibility down to a quarter mile. where we see the shade of gray is where we are dealing with the dense fog. throw the strait and the delta through about 11 you can see from vallejo into fairfield it's going to be a tough ride. concord reporting some patchy, dense fog if you are going to do early morning holiday shopping or have to be out the door early be prepared for the low visibility. 40s around the bay area. little chillier than where we started yesterday morning. hopefully you don't have to be outside and over the north bay temperatures falling, 35 degrees right now santa rosa. 37 fairfield. the sun has been up. we have this ridge of high pressure. it's strengthening. eventually as it shifts over the west coast it's going to bring us a stronger off shore breeze. by innocent and into tomorrow that mix with the system that's dropping in to the rockies will strengthen that ridge and bring us gusty conditions through the
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hills by at least tomorrow morning that. will drive the temperatures up higher by tomorrow. for today 62nevado. 62 haywood. low 60's, concord. 64 san jose, 63 loss gatos. keeping in mind that once the sunsets before five or sot temperatures will drop off once against if you are going to do evening shopping or have evening plan itself will be chilly. by tomorrow afternoon upper 60's in the forecast. more of the same on monday. we will be partly cloudy and cooler on tuesday and i do see rain in the forecast at least a little bit come wednesday. a look at the lunchtime numbers come canning up. >> the walnut creek half marathon with a new route. runners took off after 7:00. last year's route caused major delays. this year people will be run
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running along the trail. afterward there is a post race festival. >> turned away at the door. who arizona's controversial sheriff wanted to meet with in san francisco and why that meeting never happened. >> and the popular singer behind the hit gangum style is apologizing for what he did and said on stage eight years ago. why the white house is now responding. >> and let's give you a live look outside. there is the golden gate bridge and we talk about fog this morning but no fog there. it's beautiful on that bridge and traffic moving along just fine. we will of course watch all the roads for you this morning. lots of prepaid cards
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. good morning. to you. a sweeping view over san francisco. you can see blue sykes, patches of fog out there this morning and it's a nippy start. >> the couple accused of stabbing a retired schoolteacher pleaded not guilty to murder, robbery and other felony charges. darnell washington and tonya washington killed the woman in her house during a robbery in october. the couplee series of crimes ended in seattle when the washington's allegedly rammed a police car with the stolen suv. a 23-year-old has been arrested for the shooting death of a teen in san jose but police say they don't believe she acted alone. the 17-year-old was found shot on pacific avenue in west san carlos on november 130th.
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>> the radio station behind the prank call to a london hospital is speaking out after a nurse tricked by the hoax committed suicide. two hosts called the hospital pretending to be the queen and the prince. they were asking about the dutchess of cambridge who was staying for severe morning sickness. the nurse was transferred -- did transfer the call to the dutchess's ward and she committed suicide and now the station is responding. >> the house have decided that the show will not return until further notice out of respect of what can only be called a tragedy. >> the palace said the prince and his wife are deeply saddened about the nurse's death saying they were both looked after wonderfully well. the 46-year-old leaves behind a husband and two children. >> new, the leader of egypt's
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muslim brotherhood is calling for egyptians to disown violence. he said voting is the best way to solve the country's political crisis. they have been marching against the egyptian president this week. violent clashes outside the presidential palace have left at least six dead. thousands of palestine ans gathering in gaza to remember the 28th anniversary of the hamas militant group. its leader returned and knelt on the ground in prayer. the anniversary comes two weeks after the bloodiest round of israel, gaza fighting in four years, hamas showed it's as the victor as israel agreed to a truce rather than sending in ground troops. >> the president is caught in the controversy around a south korean rapper known for his hit song but he is now apologizing for a 2004 concert in which he preformed a song about killing yankees and torture eyeing
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iraqis. he also smashed a model of an american tank on stage. he said it was a emotional reaction to the death of two korean school girls accidentally killed by an american military vehicle. the white house said that the president will still attend a charity concert later this month where he will preform. >> a middle school turned away the arizona sheriff in the center of the immigration debate in spanish. 50 students at the scoot sent letters to the school describes how they disagreed his tactics. he called some of them nasty. he was in the bay area for a burglar alarm industry meeting. he planned to meet with the students but the school district canceled the meeting siting a scheduling conflict. >> i don't know what their agenda is. i'm sure it may have gone up the line and someone said no, you aren't going to have that sheriff in our school. >> the students letters
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focused on the arizona so- called show me your papers law believed to be one of the strictest in the country. >> in vallejo parents of two students are complain that the school district isn't doing enough to protect their children from bullying. they are 5th graders at cooper and one parent said that her daughter is being formented by two boys who shove her and make lewd comments. she said her daughter wrote a suicide note. the mother accused the school of not addressing the problem. >> stop punishing the victims, that's what the school has been doing. it's a struggle every day to get her out of bed. >> the district said it has a program in place to deal with bullies and an anti bullying hotline. >> the nation is one step closer to emergency texting, at&t, verizon and t mobile have agreed to relay text messages to 911 centers. they cover 90% of the population and have signed onto provide the service by may of 2014. right now only a handful of
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call centers are able to receive texts. the trials are already underway but it's not clear how many centers will be upgraded by 2014. alameda is pioneering what some say is a hackathon and it's called the apps challenge 2012. it's the theme of the event aimed to create software apps that address community needs. it starts at 8:30 and goes until six tonight at the castro valley library. the grand prize will be awarded to the most creative and practical application can. the general admission is $15. >> the starter from last season will be wearing a different uniform next year. the pitcher has agreed to a two year, 15 and a half million dollar contract with the diamondbacks. he still has to take a physical before the deal is official. at least one doctor said he has completely recovered from the brain surgery he had in september after he was hit in the head by a line drive. the golden state warriors
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are taking on the wizards. last night they bet the nets because of contributions from surrenderee and lee. currie had 28 points, lee had 30. the warriors have won seven of their last nine. >> the second winner in last month's 587 million-dollar jackpot has now come forward. here is how he found out. >> the winner then put the ticket if his vehicle and he put it on his sun visor in his car and left it there overnight. the next morning when he woke up he had received news that there was indeed a winner in arizona. >> and he woke up and ran out to his car pretty fast. lottery officials say the winner isn't the construction worker shown celebrating at a maryland gas station. the lottery plans to release his name on monday. it's not 192 million but it's still a fortune a san
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francisco woman turned in a million dollar winning scratcher. she won a free ticket on a scratcher that ticket had the million dollar jackpot. today is also her daughter's third birthday. >> happy birthday. >> a sign of the recovering economy. the workplace tradition that's making a come back this holiday season. >> what would you like for christmas? >> my daddy to come home. >> and the early christmas request from a little girl in wisconsin. find out if the wish came true. . >> quite a chill in the air outside the door. some of us waking up with patchy dense fog once again. we will look at what you can expect for the area. a look at your afternoon highs coming up. >-.y÷$@y+o3vhpe
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. it's one of the biggest weekends for company parties, we are told by the silicon venue that holiday party shows
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are making a come back, a survey backs that claim saying 83% of companies plan to host a holiday party this year and that's up from 68% last year. that is still well below 2007 when 90% of companies were hosting those. the fairmont hotel prepped for a party of 600 last night. >> 2010 we started to see a soft come back, 2011 was better, this year we are 30% above. >> some ways companies still cut back is to have the party at the office and not inviting guests. >> a little girl in wisconsin got her christmas wish early this year. >> what wow like? >> my daddy to come home. >> where is he? >> in the afghanistan. >> afghanistan. >> yeah. >> moments later the 5-year- old was surprised with just what she wished for when her
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father walked right through the door. >> who is that? >> daddy? >> daddy is home honey. >> how are you? >> daddy. >> she was surprised because dad was not scheduled to come home for another three days. quite the hug she gave her father. >> those always make me. >> getting there a little? >> she wants her dad for christmas and santa delivered. all great. >> it's all great. i agree. giving you a view of what is happening outside the door this morning. we have patchy dense fog in some cases. it's a cold start. anywhere, any time soon. bring along the coat. we are talking 30s in some cases, relatively mild day once again for the afternoon. that patchy dense fog especially through the delta and through the strait where there is even an advisory. crossing over you will find
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trouble along those bridges, the bay bridge looking good this morning as well as the golden gate. temperatures in the 30s for some of the low lying areas and sheltered areas around the bay. mid40s cooler, by nine we are all warming in to the 40s and then by ten beginning to feel better. 50s in the forecast. high clouds overhead. bit of patchy fog. just that fog, hanging on through about ten and then we are in good shape by 11. afternoon highs, low 60s, 63 oakland. low 60s san jose. san jose waking up with mostly cloudy skies, your extended forecast there, we have an off shore breeze tonight into tomorrow. that will drive the temperatures up. rim of high pressure will stay in place. upper 60's in the forecast, monday afternoon going to feel good. by tuesday we are cooling it off. chance for rain coming by wednesday. back to you. >> parts of two bay area highways closed because of rock
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slides and storm damage. what drivers could get back on the highway. >> and developing news from egypt. the arrest reported in connection with the death of chris stevens.
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. neighbors were startled by a loud explosion caused by a pipe bomb. who police have in custody. >> a battle over same sex marriage is headed to the supreme court. the two cases justices will hear and reaction from both sides on the issue. >> and another run in with the law for kat williams. why he was arrested in northern california. >> complete bay area news coverage continues. this is k tvu mornings on 2. >> and good morning. welcome. it's saturday december 8ing. >> good morning. let's start with a quick check of weather. much dryer than last weekend. >> yes. it's the ridge of high pressure will keep you dry for the weekend. the big story, the cold start, the patchy dense fog with us once again. temperatures will be similar to what we saw yesterday. slightly warmer in some cases, i will break it down for you, show you what to expect. >> we are following some developing news out of the city offal needa, part of santa clara near park street blocked
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off as police investigate a suspicious fire. we first told you about this fire in our last hour. it was contained to the american folk restaurant and nobody was hurt but investigators are calling suspicious. we will continue to monitor this story and bring you any developments. >> police arrested two teens overnight after a pipe bomb was used to blow up a mailbox. we are live in the neighborhood with how and where the suspects were found. >> reporter: that first explosion happened here on christ teen court. we are close to the sun valley mall. it happened around ten last night. this is what exploded. someone put a pipe bomb inside this mailbox. you can see where it's mangled and beat up and torn up here. nobody was hurt. neighbors this morning say that just about everybody who lives on the court heard it. >> like really loud. like shook the house. i'm three houses down and it
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shook my windows. the neighbors around the corner came out too. it was -- it was really loud. >> reporter: neighbors told police they saw a red suv speeding out of the court shortly after the explosion and police tracked down the vehicle in front of college park high school. they arrested two teens after they found a second pipe bomb in that suv. the police bomb squad detonated the second bomb. >> this was a significant pipe bomb. all the damage that you may expect there was like -- mailbox was destroyed, anybody been close they would have been hurt and possibly killed. >> now police don't think the teens planned to set off the second pipe bomb at that high school and they haven't said why the home where they set off the first one was targeted though one theory a neighbor had was the end of the court, if we take you back out live, this is a court that's a one
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way street, there is no light or lamp post and so some neighbors suggest it's possible the teens picked that spot because they thoughted could get away with it. live in pleasant hill. >> two people were killed after two separate shootings in oako land just about three hours apart. the latest and last happened at seminary avenue just before midnight. police say when arrived they found one victim dead, the other badly hurt on the ground. both were shot multiple times. about three hours earlier police responded to a possible domestic violence incident. police say a woman was shot and killed, there were children inside the home at the time but they weren't injured. a short time later a man called police and turned himself in. they detained him about three blocks away at a different house. >> funeral services will be held this weekend for two teen girls shot in oakland. services for the 16-year-old will be held today at colonial
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chapel. tomorrow they will be held at coopers for the 15-year-old. their bodies were found on november 25th. no arrests have been made. >> the nation's highest court has agreed to address the issue of same sex marriage. the united states court said yesterday that it'll hear two cases, challenging laws that define marriage as between a man and woman. one of them is california's ban on same sex marriage. proposition eight which voters approved in 2008 but lower courts ruled that it was not constitutional. the other case the court agreed to hear is from new york. it challenges the federal law called the defense of marriage act that requires the government to deny federal benefits to legally married gay couples. it prohibits federal recognition of same sex marriages. it was passed in 1996 and signed by the president. reaction in san francisco's castro district included a range of emotions, yesterday's decision means same sex couples
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in california must put marriage plans on hold. gay couples could have started marry figure the court had decided to deny review and let the lower court ruling stand. activists say they feel some momentum from those november elections. >> three states legalized same sex marriage just a month ago. the tide is shifting. >> i want it to be tackled. i want to get married and i want to be married in any state and have it recognized. >> many people say they are happy that the court will address the issue but they say they understand the possibility that the justices ruling may go against them. >> prominent opponents believe that the justice also see things their way. >> we are pretty confident that the court is going to up hold the right of the people to amend their own constitution. >> the man who wrote the proposition also said the high court shouldn't go against a measure that 7 million voters
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approved. we will have more coverage of the court and same sex marriage debate at 8:30 and our coverage. >> in concord a skateboarder has died after being hit bia a car. it happened yesterday afternoon on monument boulevard. police sate 21-year-old was in a crosswalk when he was struck by a woman driving a chevy tahoe. the intersection was closed while police septembered. it's not clear what color the traffic light was at the time of the collision. so far no arrests have been made. >> an investigation is underway into a head on collision that killed two including a young boy. the crash happened on byron at clifton court about 3:20 yesterday. police say that the car crashed head on into a big rig truck. chp said the truck driver noticed the car swerving right before impact. >> he noticed the car, it's an
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88, back behind they started swerving back and forth and came across the double yellow line and hit the front of his truck head on. >> the driver of the car a 21- year-old bay point woman was taken to the hospital where she died. a young boy was also. >> he was in the backseat. he was eight or nine. the truck driver wasn't hurt. >> we just learned that kat william social security out on bail after being arrested. the sheriff deputies found him last night at a gas station. he was wanted on a felony warrant for leading chp on a chase last month in sacramento. officers say that he almost hit five people while riding a three wheeled motorcycle on a sidewalk. he faces assault charges for an incident with a target store employee in woodland. his court date is january 9th. >> construction crews will spend the morning clearing boulders and rocks off a highway after a major rock slide. want to show you where its. it's on highway 128 southwest
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of the lake. it appears half the hillside came down. the highway patrol said it wants drivers to avoid the area because those roads wills be closed. in sonoma, they will stay closed at least until next friday and from there you can see why. it had to be closed wednesday arch a section was damaged during the storms. there were report that the road would open yesterday but they said crews still working on the repairs. >> good morning to you. a pleasant guay in store for your saturday. giving you a live look at the bay bridge. no trouble crossing this ridge. where we are finding trouble along the venecia where it's very thick. you are going to find very, very thick fog. be careful out there. its going to continue through the morning hours. we will pull away to high
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clouds and sun for the second half of the day. the winds calm out there. mostly clear in many cases and the clear calm conditions really driving our temperatures down. a cold start this morning once we reach that saturation and the dense fog advisory as well as the delta. we have a northeasterly breeze. it's a lights one but that's letting the chilly fog drift in as well. combination there, we have the fog in some cases, tulle fog and this is going to stay thick through the morning hours, advisory lasts until about 11:00. you can shoo vallejo you are included. vacaville. i-80, a tough country there this morning. our temperatures very cold in many areas, especially over the north bay. sinking into the 30s. just a few degrees from freezing, 36 in napa. 36nevado. 36 santa rosa. we have patchy dense fog, napa, concord improving just a little bit. if you are going going to be
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out traveling, 39 livermore. mostly cloudy, mid40s in san jose. this definitely the area where we are seeing the 30s. the sun is up and we will begin to see those change into 40s as we get in to the 9:00 hour. high pressure in place for today and by tomorrow shifting just a little bit. we have a system dropping on the back said into the rockies. that will amplify the ridge and bring us breezy conditions for sunday and the warmest day. we are talking mid to upper 60's. today 63 oakland. 61 san francisco, 63 redwood city, 64 san jose, 63 in santa rosa. if you are headed to tahoe for the weekend today a great day to be out there, partly cloudy skies, a cool day but no rain in sight. on sunday a lake wind advisory is possible. that aware if you are going to be skiing, there is your extended forecast. warming it up sunday, monday,
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partly cloudy tuesday, chance for rain on wednesday. i will show you that future cast model coming up. >> a former republican governor switches political parties. >> and new video of a chiefs player before he killed himself and his girlfriend. >> first a live look outside. traffic on highway 101 in san francisco. no problems reported hire but on 101 in san rafael highway patrol is working a crash that took out a power pole. one lane is blocked. time now is 8:11.
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. good morning to you. welcome back. a bird's eye view of fog floating through the strit. ray dense fog advisory through about 11. >> san francisco police are investigating a homicide this morning. police say someone flagged down officers in just after 7:00. police found a plan with multiple gun shot wounds inside a home. officers say he died at the scene. no information on the gunman has been released. a man accused of pushing another man to his death in new york subway blames drugs and voices in his head. the suspect is charged with second degree murder in the death of the victim. he told the post that hahn grabbed him and threatened him. he said he was high and voices in his head told him to shove hahn but he didn't mean to kill
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him. >> police have released two dashboard videos related to the murder suicide of javaan belcher. in the first he is found asleep inside his car outside an apartment complex just hours before he killed his girlfriend and shot himself. he said he was visiting his girlfriend and then he walked to the building where a woman let him in. the second video started around eight the same day. it shows an officer speeding to the stadium as belcher talked to team officials after killing his girlfriend. the officer said he was going to sneak up on the armed man through the parking lot. the video ends before the shooting. >> we are learning more about the fan who fell from the third deck during thursday night's raiders game. the fan was around 18. he is still in the hospital in serious condition with broken bones and other injuries. police have called it a deliberate act but say it's not
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clear if the teen understood the consequences. an investigation revealed he jumped over climbed over a wall and then fell. >> new, one of the men suspected in the attack that killed chris stevens has reportedly been detained in egypt. the terrorists stormed the consulate on september 11th. four were killed. nbc news sites unnamed sources that authorities captured the suspected terrorist. he is a accused of running guns for extremists and establishing militant camps where the attackers trained. american drone has killed an al-qaeda commander. leaders announced the united states launched the air strike on thursday. it killed the man hiding along the pack stine afghanistan border. he had replaced a leader who was killed by a drone in june.
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>> the president is clashing over taxes. >> if we are serious about protecting middle class families we will have to ask the wealthiest to pay higher tax rates. that's one principle i won't compromise on. >> he said he will work with the gop on spending cuts if they agree to higher taxes on the wealthy and a middle class tax cut. this mark the 4th time that he has used the weekly address to push for a middle class tax cut as part of a plan to avert the fiscal cliff. >> we must reform the job killing tax code by getting rid of loopholes. our goal should be to create new taxpayers. the gop commented raising taxes won't solve the nation's 16 trillon dollar debt. the potentialal candidate in 2016 he said only economic growth and reformingen
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titlement programs can control the debt. >> the former florida governor said is he a democrat now. he announced that last night. he posted a photograph where he was holding a voter application. the times reported that he signed papers to change to democrat at a christmas reception at the white house. >> yesterday marked the 71st anniversary of the pearl harbor attacks and many paused to remember that faceful day. in hawaii there was a moment of silence. that surprise attack killed about 2400 people. it was the start of the united states involvement in world war ii. in alameda pearl harbor survivors took part in the ceremony at the coast guard island. the 21 guard salute honored the survivors, they are still fresh for the men who were there. 91-year-old was on the west virginia during the attack.
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>> i felt six torpedoes hit the port side of my ship. put a big hole and the ship began to list. >> the ceremony also included a wreath laying ceremony. the beacon on top of mount diablo was lit throughout the night to remember the attack. a light turned on at sunset last night and stayed lit until dawn this morning. the eye was turned off on december 8th 1941, the day arch the attacks so it would not be a guide for enemy planes. now it's lit just once a year to honor those americans who died. >> at the pearl harbor anniversary crews were able to pull a world war ii fighter plane out of lake michigan. nearly 70 years after that plane went down in the lake in december of 1944 dozens of people gathered to watch it recovered out of the harbor. the plane was used during the war to train pilots on how to
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land on air craft carriers. >> new video shows dangers encountered by animals in the ocean. they spotted a young dolphin in a fishing net. they think it had been swimming with the liana round its tail for more than a month. they rehe moved most but not all of it. they say fishing nets kill about a thousand mammals a day. >> how would you like to have part of a dinosaur in your home? that is what a woman is offering. this is a leg of a trex. it's estimated to be 65 million years old and is valued at $60,000. the auction bidding started last night at the nature gallery. > it would be like the dinosaur's thump to have it in your house . none of your friends would have it. >> some of the money will go to a good cause, 25%s will go
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to the health care connection that offers free medical care to the homeless. you can bid on that leg through friday december 21st. >> i have thought of owning a trex leg. little pricey though. >> yeah. maybe. >> one midwestern city is experiencing a craft beer boom. the founder trying to tap right into another market. >> outside though low, low temperature in low lying fog. what you can expect for your area coming up.
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. the preses is asking congress for more than $60 billion to help with sandy recovery efforts. he made the request on friday on behalf of the states hardest hit by the storm. in a joint statement the new york governor and new jersey governor said the money would help as well as help protect them from future storms. >> if you are just joining us a lot of 40sa across the bay area and rosemary also fog depending where you are. >> you are right. patchy dense fog along the low lying areas, napa reporting fog, dense fog, santa rosa reporting fog, haven't seen a lot of patchy dense fog. could be dangerous along the roadways, you don't have it next thing you know you do. it'll be with us and the advisory is for areas along the strait and the delta through about 11. giving you a look at the current temperatures, we are
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all experiencing cold weather. 45 oakland. 49 san francisco. where it is especially cold along the valley floor. 36 santa rosa and 37 fairfield. today a lot like yesterday. low 60s in the forecast. 61 san francisco, 63 redwood, 63 livermore. i want to fast ford us, we will have a few dry days and then here comes the possibility of rain. you can see it's midnight. wednesday morning, by the morning hours, especially in time for the morning drive we could see a few scattered showers narcotic will be the first time we see a return of the rain. between now and then dry weather, temperatures warmer tomorrow, mid to upper 60 ha in the forecast, sunday, monday, partly cloudy, cooler on tuesday, wet weather on wednesday. back to you. >> the san francisco 49ers are getting in the holiday spirit were its yearly operation dream toy drive. the team will join the police department and the housing authority for the event out at candlestick park. volunteers will be at the
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stadium collecting new unwrapped toys and cash donations, they will be donated to thousands of children who live in san francisco public housing. volunteers will spend the day building bikes for children for the holidays. volunteers are with the san francisco bar pilots association, they are the folks who help the cargo ships navigate the bay. they plan to put together 130 bikes at pier9. they will be donated to the san francisco fire department's toy program. >> a brewer getting ready to play a big part in the craft beer boom. he hopes to tap in to the midwest market. he is transforming an old chicago steel mill into a huge beer making operation. >> this brewery will serve all of the eastern united states from denver to key west. >> nearly four dozen craft by res are open or are planning to open by next year in chicago.
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he has plans to open it's big beer warehouse next summer a few months before the company's 20th anniversary. >> a warning to women in one east bay city. the attacks nah have been happening in richmond and how the community is making people aware. >> and an oakland church group visiting florida had all of their belongings and $12,000 stolen. how some people pitched in to help them out.
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. welcome back to mornings on 2. >> we start with developing news from alameda this morning. police and fire crews investigating a suspicious fire
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at a restaurant. right now part of santa lara avenue is still blocked off. the fire was reported at 6:15 this morning. want to show you new video from the scene. that fire was contained to the american oak restaurant. fortunately nobody was hurt but investigators are calling the fire suspicious. alli is now headed to the scene and will have a live report at nine. overnight police in pleasant hill arrests some teen was a pipe bomb which the bomb squad destroyed. officers caught the teens at college park high school. they met up after blowing up a mailbox with a different pipe bomb. two were arrested for the explosives, another on unrelated charges, two others were released to their parents. >> police are looking for a man suspect raping two women and trying to assaults a third. police are warning women to be on high alert in richmond. the attacks have happened along
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23rd street between 5:00 p.m. and midnight. the first attack happened in june and the second and third on november 20th and it '21st after the man forced the victims in to his car. some women say they are posting the police issued flyers to alert the neighborhood. >> it does freak me out. we have a lot of single woman just walking around. with their kids especially. people should be aware. >> police say they just were able to link the attacks june and novato one man and these here are the sketches of him. he is described as a 30 to 40- year-old latino, he drives a white four door sedan. a special needs teen has gone missing in fremont. police are looking for the 15- year-old. she walked away from her home in the glenn moore neighborhood yesterday. she is described as 5'4'', 170 pounds with brown hair and green eyes, police say she may be heading to modesto or
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richmond. >> now that the court has agreed to take up the issue of same sex marriage we are getting an idea of the possible outcomes president the cord could limit its decision to california or say that denying gays the right to marry violates the constitution. the lieutenant governor thinks anthony kennedy could decide the issue. >> he has been the player on advancing the rights of people whose rights were taken away by public vote. >> many believe it'll be a five to four decision one way or another. the court is expected to have a ruling on the argument by june or by march they will have that ruling should have a decision some time coming up in june so we will keep an eye out on that for you. the united states is did
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divided on the issue. it's legal -- or about to be legal in nine states and the district of columbia. want to show you that map. we have those states in green. voters in maine, maryland and washington approved it last month. the states that -- the 30 states where it's specifically banned, we highlighted those for you in red. those states include north carolina, which is the most recent state where people voted to ban it. now that leaves 11 remains, those are highlighted in yellow and fall in the middle. they include california and have some form of domestic partnership. as the case goes on stay with us for continuing coverage. we will follow the arguments and bring you the developments. . family of a man who died after the giants world series celebrations offering a reward for information on his death. the 37-year-old shaun moffet suffered a head injury. he may have hurt himself jumping on a mattress but his
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roommate said he was told five men had attacked him. he died a few later. police are investigating. a consignment company that promised to sell used luxury cars for a fee is missing in action. and so are all the cars. car owners who contracted are worried that they have lost tens of thousands of dollars. todd parson said he checked out the company in order to sell his bmw. he got a check when the car sold but then the check bounced. >> what happened between friday and monday is they closed up their shop and took all of the vehicle that were on the lot and disappeared. >> is the police captain said that he has heard from about 20 victims who have lost thousands of dollars each. investigators are trying to locate the owners of the cars on suspicious of fraud. >> a father in modesto is taking legal risks and opting to give his son medical
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marijuana to fight a rare form of epilepsy. he said it doesn't contain thc that produces the high. its kept? the fridge. the 6-year-old had violent seizures. >> you have a life and death situation. if i were you i would try anything to save him. when you see your kid suffer every day. he had a seizure every day. >> police say it's legal based on doctor's orders but because an adult is giving a child pot without a prescription they will have to investigate. >> we have the update on a story we first brought you yesterday on the morning news. people in south florida have opened up their hearts and wallets to help an oakland church group. >> i have a little something here, i have $15,000. >> wow. >> that business, donated
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money to the international ministry yesterday and the group of 24 teens and young adults had $12,000 and all of their belongings stolen from their rental van after arriving in florida on thursday. a local tv station aired the story and several viewers called ande mailed saying they wanted to help. >> we kept our hopes up and we know that god used him to bring this to us. thank you so much. >> the group is in florida more a youth conference. they will return to oakland on monday. >> the blue star moms will be packing up special gift boxes today. the group has been collecting money, food, and other items for their holel daycare packages. volunteers will pack it up into blocks and send them to men and women overseas. the blue star moms are made up of moms who have veterans for children or are currently serving. >> all you drivers should get a break at the pump. gas prices falling right now.
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the average for a gallon of regular is $3.36. industry experts predict it could drop 16 more cents by christmas and fall to 3-dollar a gallon in some parts of the country. the west coast and the park northwest could see some of the largest drops due to rising supplies and less use. here are the average bay area prices, aa arc rt ross an jose has the lowest for a gallon of unleaded, oakland at $3.60. san francisco at $3.72 but it's down two cents from yesterday. >> cable car service is back up and running in san francisco after a brief outage last night. . officials said that an aalarm went off prompting them to shut the system down but repairs were made over night. >> it's a big day for passengers of the busiest line on mu knicks o. the agency has been upgrading the rails and street around church street. this morning muni will celebrate the completion of
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that project. the line that passes through that area carries nearly 40,000 riders daily. >> alameda is pioneering what some say is a hackathon. it's aimed to create software apps that address community needs. it starts now and goes until six tonight. the grand prize of $3,000 will be awarded to the most creative and practical application. general admission is $15. >> hope. east bay homebuyer also have a chance to take advantage of a five million dollar pot of money. the funds are part of a settlement between wells fargo and the justice department over fair lending claims. it's happening at the convention center. it started yesterday. you can seat long line. the program is called city list. it applies to nine east bay cities in alameda and contra costa. >> we will side 20,000-dollar grant. as long as they stay in that
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home fortune years that is forgiven. >> i knew i couldn't afford that much as far as a down payment so now i'm excited because this helps me out. >> one of the restrictions you must buy a home with in 60 days, the event will run today from ten to seven. >> good morning to you. fair weather in the forecast for your saturday afternoon. this morning patchy fog as well. giving you a look at the bridge. you can see a little bit of fog, just drifting through the bay this morning, little bit of a light breeze. we are just patchy and dense along the valley floor. areas of santa rosa. this morning so along highway 101 you may find a tough drive. we have clear skies in the overnight. calm conditions, temperatures really start to sink. we reach that saturation point and fog starts to develop. we have tulle fog from the
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sacramento valley. coming through the delta and the strait the advisory through about 11:00. it's a tough one through there, through about nine or so i see it beginning to burn away. little tough to tell it's more of a high cloud cover that will roll over the area in for your saturday. we have nice temperatures for you. dealing a little bit of patchy dense fog in the valley locations this morning, through the delta and the strait by the afternoon. high clouds, temperatures a lot like yesterday. slightly warmer. we have to get through the 30s and 40s first. take a look at the numbers, 37 fairfield. 36 santa rosa and napa. 41 san rafael. widespread 40s around the bay area. 45 and cloudy san jose. afternoon highs, 61 san rafael. 62 berkeley. low 60's san francisco, maybe to union square for ice skating or do some shopping.
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low 60's in oakland. walnut creek we have a half marathon there. saratoga. low 40s. 62 mountain view. 64 san jose. 64 santa cruz. the extended forecast we will warm it up. the second half of the weekend warmer than today. breezy continues possibility for sunday as well and off shore flow expected to kick up by tonight and some of us may be breezy, especially in the hills, take a look at those temperatures, upper 60's in the forecast. sunday , monday, we start to cool off. possibility of rain by wednesday morning. back to you. >> the fall automatic continues after a london nurse duped by a prank call commits suicide. how the radio station responsible for that call is now responding. >> and first let's take you outside. there is a live look ott the traffic moving along in bay point. you can see the sun is shining. crisp out there. time is 8:41.
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. good morning to you. a live look there at blue skies, and a patchy fog out there this morning. a live look at the tower, it's
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a chilly start. >> the australian radio station behind the prank call to a hospital is now speaking out after a nurse duped by the hoax committed suicide. two radio hosts called the hospital pretending to be the queen and prince. they were trying to get information about the dutchess of cambridge. a nurse mistakenly transferred the call to kate's ward and yesterday she committed suicide. now the radio station is responding. >> the house have decided that the show will not return until further notice out of respect of what can only be described as a tragedy. >> the palace said the prince and his wife are deeply saddened by the deaths. the 46-year-old leaves behind a husband and two children. >> the leader of egypt's muslim brotherhood is calling for egypt to disown violence.
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he said that voting the best way to solve the political crisis. protesters have been marching against the president, violent clashes outside the palace have left at least six people dead. thousands of palestine ans are gathering today to remember the 52nd anniversary of the hamas militant group. its leader returned yesterday and knelt on the ground in prayer after 45 years in exile. it comes two weeks after the bloodiest ground fighting in four years. hamas portrayed itself as the victor. >> couple accused of stabbing a retired schoolteacher have pleaded not guilty to murder, robbery and other felony charges. police say the 24-year-old darnell washington and 25-year- old tonya washington killed a woman in her home during a
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robbery. >> a 23-year-old has been arrested for the shooting death of a teen but police say they do not believe she acted alone. the 17-year-old was found shot on pacific avenue on west san carlos. police believe the killing was gang related. > parents of two students complaining the district isn't doing enough to protect their children. the children are 5th graders, and one parent said that her daughter is buying bullied by two boys who shove her and make lewd comments. she said her daughter wrote a suicide note. the mother accused the schooling of not addressing the problem. >> stop punishing the victims because that's what the school has been doing. every day is a struggle to get her to go. >> the school district said it has a program in place to deal with bullies and an anti
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bullying hotline. ist the middle school turns awayed arizona sheriff in the center of the immigration debate. the students sent letters to sheriff joe describing how they disagreed his law enforcement tactics. he called some of the messages nasty. he was in the bay area for a burglar alarm industry event and had planned to meet with the students however the school district canceled the meeting. >> i don't know what their agenda is. i'm sure it may have gone up the line and someone said you won't have that sheriff. >> the students letters focused on the arizona so- called show me your papers law. >> drug makers have filed a lawsuit against alameda overo its drug take back program. the program makes manufacturers responsible for leftover drugs
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and the cost of their disposal. alameda is the first city in the nation to do this. the drug makers argue it gives them unprecedented responsibilities and doesn't do much to deal with the huge amounts of leftover drugs. >> the nation is now one step closer to emergency texting. at&t, verizon, sprint and t mobile have agreed to rely text messages to 911 centers. they cover 90% of the population and have signed onto provide the service by may of 2014 but right now only a handful of call centers are able to receive them. trials already underway but it's still not clear how many will upgrade. >> more than 200 patient across the nation were given the early gift of mobility yesterday. its part of operation walk usa. 109 doctors provide free joint replacements to those who tonight qualify for government help or don't have health
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insurance. a surgical team in pleasanton participated in the program giving one santa rosa woman a hip replacement and another man a new right knee. >> i'm excited. i don't know that i -- be have absorbed it all. its going to change my whole life personally. i'm just so grateful for it. >> the doctors said each case went well lasting only about 45 minutes each. the operation started two years ago and they are working to expand to help even more patients next year. >> the golden state warriors looking to make it three straight wins today when they take on the washington wizards. last night they beat the nets. because of constructions to currie and lee. currie had 28 points. lee had 30 points and 15 rebounds. they have won seven of their last nine. >> the a's opening day starter to last season will wear a different uniform next year. he has agreed to a two year
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contract with the arizona diamondbacks. he still has to take a physical before the deal is official. at least one doctor said he has completely recovered from the brain surgery he had in september after buying hit in the head by a line drive. >> some bay area families getting a nice surprise this holiday season. how people are helping them. >> aim similar weather day for saturday. we are waking up with patchly fog and a winter chill. i will have a look at the temperatures. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso.
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. today is 32 years since john lenon was shot and killed in new york city. he was shot in front of his home. mark david chapman was convicted of his murder and was sentenced to 20 years to life. he remains in jail and has been denied parole. >> the second winner who bought the 587 million-dollar jackpot ticket has come forward. >> the winner put the ticket in his vehicle and put it on his sun visor and left it there. the next mondaying he woke up he had received news that there was indeed a winner in arizona. >> you can bet he ran out to his car to get that ticket.
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that worker at that the gas station was not actually the winner so we don't know why he was so happy. the lottery plans to repleas the winner's name on monday. it's not 192 million but still a foretew. a woman turned in a one million dollar winning strap erratickest. she bout father and then won the free ticket on the 4th and had the -- 5th way was worth the million dollar jackpot. the woman bought them in the outer richmond neighborhood. >> scratches them, gets the free one, get that one and wins a million. >> go to rosemary to look at weather. little bit of a warm up. >> yeah. they are creeping. they are creeping. yeah. slightly warmer than we were in the last hour. in the next hour we will be better and by the afternoon we will feel good. the sunsets before five and it'll be chilly. we have evening plans, giving you a look at the temperatures.
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widespread 40s around the bay area. livermore, san ramone. concord with dense fog. santa rosa, down into nevado, we have chilly temperatures in to the 9:00 hour. we are in the 40s by ten or so. feeling even better then for the lunch hour nearing 60 degrees. 61 san francisco, 62 haywood. 63 livermore. 62 fairfield. low 60s santa rosa and napa. dealing the patchy dense fog. neva, do. quarter mile to a half mile. the advisory lasting until 11:00 a.m. there is your extended forecast. we will be warmer tomorrow and monday. breezy tomorrow, especially in the hills, and then the models bring a possibility of maybe eye few scattered showers. >> little girl in wisconsin got her christmas wish early
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this year. >> what wow like for christmas? >> my daddy to come home. >> where is he? >> in afghanistan. >> in afghanistan? >> yes. >> how cute. moments later the 5-year-old was surprised with just what she wished for when her father walked through that door. >> who is that? >> daddy? >> daddy is home honey. >> how are you? >> daddy. >> her daddy wasn't scheduled to come home for another three days. >> some cash strapped shoppers are feeling the spirit of giving this season as lay away angels lend a helping hand. one k-mart said almost every day a handful of people come into pay off other customer's lay away tabs. it's an act of kindness that
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brings joy to those receiving to those giving. in one case we are told the receiver had been in the hospital . >> nice thing to do. we are coming up on the 9:00 hour. a live report on a suspicious fire at a restaurant in alameda. >> and a couple of teens arrested on charges of setting off a pipe bomb. the video of the damage. o swe. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. [ male announcer ] everyone loves to dunk. ♪ [ game announcer ] will he dunk it? yes, he will. [ male announcer ] mcdonald's tender, juicy chicken mcnuggets in creamy ranch and spicy buffalo sauce. just $4.99 for 20 of your favorite chicken mcnuggets. ♪ [ game announcer ] will he dunk it? yes, he will.
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right now, crews are at the scene of a suspicious fire. a live report from the restaurant that caught fire this morning. a pipe bomb goes off in an east bay neighborhood. how police track down the teenage suspects. and the supreme court takes up the issue of same-sex marriage. reaction from both sides in the controversial debate. good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it is saturday, december 8th. >> good morning everyone. sunny but cool today. let's get a quick look at the forecast. >> good morning to you. and a ridge of high pressure will maintain the dry weather for your entire weekend there. morning, braving the big chill. it's a cold start out there. temperatures beginning to turn around slowly. patchy fog, dense in some
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cases. i will talk about this and the warm-upcoming up. -- warm-up in a few minutes. the fire is out. and was confined to american oak near park street. no one was hurt. firefighters tell us that they found fire in three different areas of the building, leading them to believe that the fire is suspicious. the road is blocked off in both directions for the investigation. we just arrived on the scene and we will have a live report in a few minutes. police in pleasant hill arrested teenagers with a pipe bomb which the bomb squad had to destroy overnight. officers last night while investigating an earlier explosion, they say the teenagers blew up a mailbox on a front porch. the witness saw the red blazer leaving the area. and officers later found the
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blaze we are the teens and the second bomb at the school. >> this was a significant pipe bomb. so i mean, all the damage you might expect, there was like like i said, the mailbox was completely destroyed. and had anybody been close, they would have been injured and possibly killed. >> that officer said the school wasn't the target, just a place where the teens decided to meet up. two teenagers were arrested for the explosives and another was arrested on an unrelated charge and two were released to their parents. an overnight shooting left one person dead and another in critical condition. it happened on east 16th street just before midnight. police found one victim dead in the car and the other badly hurt on the ground. both shot multiple times. so far, no word of arrests. and police investigating a homicide as well in east oakland. authorities responded to a possible domestic violence incident at a home on long fellow and 103 you are the avenue. police say a woman was shot killed and there were children
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inside the home. but they weren't hurt. a short time later, a man called police and turned himself in. they picked him up about three blocksway from the house. the nation's highest court has agreed to address the issue of same-sex marriage. the u.s. supreme court said yesterday it will hear two cases challenging laws that define marriage between a man and a woman. one of them is california's ban on same-sex marriage proposition 8 which voters approved in 2008. but the lower courts ruled that it was unconstitutional. and the other case agreed to hear is from new york. it challenges a federal law called the defense of marriage act which requires the federal government to prohibit federal recognition of same-sex marriages. it was passed back in 1996 and signed by president clinton. now reaction in san francisco's castro district included a range of emotions. yesterday's decision means same- sex couples in california must
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put marriage plans on hold. gay couples could have begun marrying immediately if the supreme court decided to deny review and let the lower court ruling stand. activists say they feel some momentum from the november elections. >> states legalized same-sex marriage just months ago. >> i want it to be tackled. i want to be married in any state and be recognized. >> many people say they are happy that the supreme court will address the issue. but they say they understand the possibility that the justices' ruling might go against the very thing they are fighting for. same-sex marriage advocates believe that the justices will see things their way. >> we're confident that the supreme court is going to uphold the rights of the people to amend their own constitution, preserve traditional marriage. >> the man who wrote
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proposition 8 says the high court should not go against a measure that 7 million california voters approved. we will have more coverage on the supreme court decision right there on our website. and an investigation is underway n into a head-on collision that killed two people, including a young boy. this happened on byron highway about 3:20 yesterday afternoon. police say the car crashed head- on into a big rig truck. you can see the devastation there. and the truck driver did notice the car swerving right before impact. >> he noticed the olds mobile behind me, started swerving back and forth and came across the double yellow line and hit the front ad-on. >> the driver of a the car, a 21-year-old woman was air lifted to the hospital where she died. a young boy was also killed. he was buckled in the backseat and said to be eight or nine
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years old. the truck driver wasn't hurt. a skate border died after getting hit by a car. it happened yesterday afternoon on monument boulevard. police say the 21-year-old man was in a crosswalk when he was hit by a woman driving a tahoe. the intersection was shut down while police investigated the incident. it's not clear what color the traffic light was at the time of the collision. so far, no one has been arrested. construction crews will spend the day clearing boulders and rocks off a major rock slide. it's highway 128 southwest of the lake. it appears that half of the hillside came down. the highway patrol says it wants people to avoid the area because the roads are going to be closed. and highway 1 at myers will remain closed at least until next friday. the stretch of road was closed on wednesday after a section was damaged during recent storms.
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there were reports that the road was going to reopen yesterday, but caltrans said crews were still working on the repairs and the detours remain in place. good morning to you. fairly in this case day in store for your saturday. a live look here at the bay bridge and into the city. we have high clouds in store for your afternoon. this morning, waking up with the same concerns as yesterday. it's a chilly start out there. patchy fog in many cases. dense fog in some cases. giving you a look at the current winds, variable wind out there, but the flow from the north and northeast. and that is pushing a little bit of the fog from the central valley into the delta as well as the straight. and that's where we actually have a dense fog advisory. you will see this until about 11:00 this morning and includes fairfield. and you can see here 780 along i-80. very thick, low visibility in some cases, sudden drop-offs at
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times. an early morning drive to farmer's market, doing some shopping, be prepared for that. and patchy dense fog. along highway 101, visibility down to about a quarter mile in some cases. concord morning, down to about a quarter mile. a few patches there as well. temperatures this morning, just as chilly as yesterday. chillier in some areas. temperatures beginning to turn around just a bit. low 40s now santa rosa as well as napa. around the bay, 40s to low 50s. but we will chilly through the next hour or so and by 10:00, feels better, noontime even better. ridge of high pressure in place before your weekend. that's going to bring us the dry weather. the mild weather. we get past the fog this morning and for the afternoon, high clouds in the forecast with sunshine and temperatures similar to yesterday slightly warmer in some areas. sunday will be the warmest day
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of the weekend. 63 expected for oakland today. 62 in berkeley. and 61 for san francisco. lows 60s concord. the south bay, feeling good by the afternoon, mostly cloudy this morning. partly cloudy for the afternoon. 64 there. and 64 in morganhill. chilly in santa cruz. an offshore breeze picking up tonight and tomorrow. and breezy in the hills. but see winds that pick up by tomorrow morning and that will help to drive the numbers in the afternoon. monday, mostly sunny and a mild day. tuesday partly cloudy and cooler and take a look at wednesday, mostly cloudy skies, a cool day and a chance for showers. i will show you the futurecast model coming up. new developments about the libyan consolate attack that killed chris stevens. the arrest we are learning about in connection with the attack.
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plus, new video released of the kansas city chiefs line backer, the incident with police just hours before his death. and a live look outside. that is the 880. a bit of a back-up on this saturday morning. we will look to see what's going on out there. if you're headed out the door into oakland, be aware, 880 and oakland backed up. find out what direction that is, i believe it's northbound. you're watching mornings on 2. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me.
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good morning to you. a live look over the oakland this morning. partly cloudy skies. our morning lows are climbing. and the patchy fog is slowly burning off. we want to take you now to developing news. right now, investigators are on the scene of a suspicious fire at a downtown restaurant. and we are there live with more on this investigation. >> reporter: well, no one was hurt in the fire. but investigators are still considering this a crime scene. and that's because fire and police investigators believe that the fire that happened at the american oak food and drink restaurant this morning is suspicious. and that's why they have this street. between park avenue and oak closed off to traffic. you can see the fire department fire investigator unit, the blue truck, they are taking over the investigation now. but the fire is completely out
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here. and now this started around 6:00 this morning. it was a one-alarm fire. and we have video of it to show you. several people called to report it. the fire did not spread to any other nearby buildings. and firefighters were able to get here quickly to put the fire out. >> multiple reporting parties saw heavy smoke pouring from the billing. upon arrival, we found light smoke in the billing. we are calling this a suspicious fire. >> now fire investigators believe this fire is suspicious because they found that the fire had started in multiple separate spots within the building. and the division chief told me that it's suspicious because of the materials found at each of those separate fire sites. now he also couldn't confirm if there were science of axel rant used. but inside the building, there are fire investigators, police are also here on the scene. again, they consider this a suspicious fire. they're gathering and sifting
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through some of the evidence out here. but you can see that the restaurant, again from park to oak street is shut down to traffic. and it's going to be closed for the next hour or so while they continue the investigation. we're learning more about the fan who fell from the third deck thursday night's raider's became. he's still hospitalized in serious condition with broken bones and other injuries. police have called it a deliberate act, but say it's unclear if the teenager had an understanding of the actions. a preliminary investigation revealed that the teen jumped or climbed over a wall and fell. kansas city police have released two dash board videos related to the murder suicide of the chief's line backer belcher. in the first, he is asleep outside the apartment complex at 3:00 a.m. last saturday just hours before he killed his girlfriend and shot himself. police say he said he was
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visiting and walks to the building where a woman let's him in. the second video is around 8:00 a.m. the same day. it shows the officer speeding to the stadium as belcher talked with team officials. the officer tells dispatch he's going to sneak up on the armed man through the parking lot. the video cuts off shortly before belcher shoots himself. new this morning, one of the men suspected in the attack that killed the american ambassador has reportedly been detained in egypt. terrorists stormed the consulate. four americans were killed, including steen, a northern california native. nbc news cites unnamed intelligence sources. he is accused of running down extremist and establishing militant catches where the attackers trained. an american drone has killed an al-qaeda commander. religious leaders aannounced that the u.s. secretly launched
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an air strike on thursday and it killed a commander hiding out along the border. he had replaced the militant leader killed by a drone in june. this morning, president barack obama and a republican are in the oval office and clashing over taxes. >> and if we're serious about protecting middle class families, then we have to ask the wealthiest americans to pay higher tax rates. that's one principle i won't compromise on. >> in the weekly address, the president says he will work with the gop on spending cuts, if they agree to higher taxes on the wealthy and a middle class tax cut. this marks the fourth time since re-election that he used the weekly address to push for a middle class tax cut to avert the fiscal cliff. >> we must reform uncomplicated tax code by getting rid of unjustified loopholes. but the goal should be to generate new revenue by creating new taxpayers, not new
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taxes. >> in the republican response, marco rubio commenting that raising taxes will not solve the $16 trillion debt. a potential presidential candidate in 2016, he says only economic growth and reforming programs can control the debt. former florida governor which are lee crist says he is a democrat now. he made the announcement last night and posted a photo holding a florida voter registration application. the former republican signed papers to change his affiliation to democrat at a christmas reception at the white house. president barack obama is asking congress for more than $60 billion to help with sandy recovery efforts. the president made the request on friday on behalf of the states hardest hit by the october storm. in a joint statement, new york governor cuomo and chris christie said it would help their state rebuild. yesterday marked the 71st
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anniversary of the pearl harbor attacks and many paused to remember the fateful day. in hawaii, a moment of silence followed by a fly-over at the exact time the bombing began. that surprise attack killed about 2400 people and it was the start of the u.s. involvement in world war ii. pearl harbor survivors revisited that day. a 2 is gun salute honored the survivors of the attack. the memories are still fresh for the men there. a 91-year-old was on the uss west virginia when the planes attacked. >> i felt six torpedoes hit the port side of my ship. er to a big hole in there and the ship began to lift. well a beacon on the top of the mount was lit throughout the night to remember the pearl harbor attacks the. light turned on at sunset last
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night and stayed lit until dawn this morning. the eye was turned off on december 8th, 1941, the day after the attacks so it would not be a guide for enemy planes and if you it's lit just once a year to honor the people who died. the pearl harbor anniversary was remembered yesterday. crews were able to pull a fighter plane out of lake michigan nearly 70 years after the plane went down many the lake in december 1944. dozens of people gathered to watch it get recovered. it was used during the war to train pilots how to land on aircraft carriers. well, bay area doctors participate in a nationwide program. we're going to tell you about the gift of a lifetime. your saturday is shaping up to be a nice day. this morning, still dealing with some of the patchy dense fog. and chilly temperatures. we will take a look at what's happening and what you can expect for the second half coming up.
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new video shot underwater shows the dangers. they spotted a young bottle nose dolphin snagged in a fishing net. the scientist estimate the dolphin had been swimming with the line around its tail for more than a month. they estimate fishing nets kill a thousand mammals a day. well, how old you like to have part of a dinosaur right in your home? that's what a woman is offering. this is a fossil leg of a dinosaur. and it's estimated to be 65 million years old. and it's valued at $60,000. the silent auction bidding began last night at the nature gallery. >> it would be like the cat's meow so have it in your house. >> the money raised will go for a good cause. 25% of the proceeds are set for
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peninsula health care connection which offers free medical care to the homeless. you can bid on that dinosaur leg through friday, december 21st. helicopter footage shows heart breaking devastation left behind. it left out entireville pages left 600 people missing. rescue operations have suffered a set back because of survivors are too shocked to help. there's also concern about food and water shortages. let's see how this saturday is looking out. the cold temperatures are going to linger for a while. >> the next hour or so. outdoors, maybe holiday shopping. but bring along the jacket. still in the 40s. and some sheltered areas in the 30s. mid- to upper 30s. improving. santa rosa 40 degrees right now. 41 at napa. in overnight hours around
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sunrise, we slipped into the low to mid-30s. so an improvement. 46 in oakland. but that said, it's still with a chill out there. 63 in oakland for the afternoon. 62 in fremont. fast forward to wednesday morning, we may wake up with scattered showers. passing by the afternoon, but roll into thursday because you can see you may be a little unsettled there. between now and then, some dry nice weather in store. tomorrow will be the warmer day, monday mostly sunny, mid up toker 60s in the forecast as well. and then we see a transition on tuesday. the wet weather holds off until wednesday. but the model is going to bring us scattered showers and unsettled through thursday. back to you. more than 200 patients across the nation were given a early christmas gift day, the gift of mobility. 1 surgeons provided free joint replacements to those who don't qualify for government
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assistance and don't have health insurance. a team participated in the program giving one woman a hip replacement and a man a new right knee. >> excited. i don't know that i've absorbed it all yet. it's going the change my whole life personally. and i'm just so greatful for it. >> well, the doctor said each case went well and only lasted about 45 minutes. operation walk started two years ago and they are working to expand the program next year. an early holiday gift for bay area drivers. the price drop expected at the pumps and the reasons behind it. plus, another blow for a troubled comedian. what landed him in handcuffs in northern california overnight.
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much lower gas prices. good morning everyone. welcome back. >> motorist should receive a big break this holiday season, gas prices are falling right now. the national average is $3.36. and industry experts predict it could drop 16 cents by christmas. prices could fall to $3 in some parts of the country.
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this morning's average prices. aaa reports san jose has the lowest at $3.59. oakland at $3.60. and san francisco has the most expensive gas as usual. $3.72, but it's down two cents from yesterday. breaking news from san francisco for you right now. shuttles are now running in place on the mason and pow well lines. the california line is still running. all three lines are shut down for several hours last night because of an issue. a luxury car is missing in action. car owners who contracted with the company are worried they have lost tens of thousands of dollars. he says he checked out the company in order to sell a bmw. he got a check when the car
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sold and then the check bounced. >> what happened between friday and monday is they literally closed up their shop and took all the vehicles that were on the lot and disappeared. >> the police captain told ktvu he has heard from about 20 victims that lost thousands of there ares each. investigators are trying to locate the owners on suspicion of fraud. the 16-year-old walked away if her home in the neighborhood around 2:00 yesterday morning. she is being described as 5- foot 4, 170 pounds, brown hair and green eyes. police say she might be headed to richmond. police are looking for a man suspect outfield raping two women and assaulting a third. police warn the women to be on heighten add all right in the area. the attacks happened around 23rd street between 5:00 a.m.
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and midnight. the first attack happened back in june. the second and third attack on november 20th and 21st. the women are are posting fliers that were issued by police to try to alert people in the area. >> it does freak me out a little bit. because we have a lot of single women just walking around. and with their kids, especially with stroller, people should be aware. >> police just recently were able to link the attack to one suspect. they're taking a look right now at the two sketches of the man. he is described as 30 to 40 years old, latino, 5-foot 7 with a medium build. and he drives a white four door sedan. troubled kansas city median cat williams has been arrested. deputies found him at a gas station. williams was wanted on a felony warrant for leading highway patrol on a chase last month in sacramento. officers say williams element hit five people while riding a three-wheeled motorcycle on a
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sidewalk. and he faces assault charges for this incident with a target store employee. his court date is january 9th. now that the supreme court agreed to take up the issue of same-sex marriage, we are getting an idea of the possible outcome. the court could limit the decision to california or say that denying gays and lesbians the right to marry violates the u.s. constitution. the lieutenant governor who conducted same-sex weddings back in 2004 thinks that kennedy could decide the issue. >> kennedy has been the principle player on advancing the rights of folks whose rights were taken away by public vote. >> some legal experiments say they believe it will 5-4 decision one way or the other with kennedy casting the deciding vote or roberts. the court is expected to hear arguments in march and have a ruling in june. the man accused of pushing another man to his death in a
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new york city subway blamed drugs and voices in his head. he is charged with second degree murder in the death. he told the new york post he had grabbed him and threatened him. he said he was high on drugs and voices in his head told him to shove him, but says he did not mean to kill him. the family of a man who died after the giants world series celebrations are offering a reward for information on the death. the 37-year-old suffered a head injury on october 28th. he may have accidentally hurt himself while jumping on a mattress. but the roommate said five guys attacked him. he died days later. police are investigating the death as suspicious. funeral services will be held this weekend for two teenage girls fatally shot in oakland last month. services for a 16-year-old will be held today at colonial chapel. tomorrow services will be held at coopers for the 15-year-old.
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their bodies were found on november 25th near a park. no arrest have been made in the case. some potential east bay home buyers will have the chance to take advantage of a $5 million pot of money. the funds are part of a settlement between wells fargo and the justice department over fair lending claims. it's happening at the oakland convention center. it only applies to east bay cities. >> we're going to provide $20,000 grant to them. zero percent rate. as long as they stay in the home for five year, that $20,000 is forgiven. >> i knew i wouldn't afford thatch as far as a down payment. this helps me out more. >> now one of the restrictions, you must purchase a home within 60 days. the event runs today from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 at night. and we have an update to a story we brought you yesterday. some people in south florida have opened their hearts and their wallets to help an oakland church group. >> i have a little something
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here. i have $15,000. >> my god. >> okay. >> a business man donated that money to the international ministry yesterday. the group of 24 teens and young dulls had $12,000 and all their belongs stolen in florida on thursday. a local tv station aired their story. and several viewers called and emailed saying they wanted to help. >> we kept our hopes up and we know that god used him to bring this to us. so thank you so much. >> the group is in florida for a youth conference and they are scheduled to return to oakland on monday. a san francisco middle school turns away the controversial arizona sheriff at the center of the immigration debate. in spanish, 50 students described how they disagreed with his tactics. he called some of the messages nasty. he was in the bay area for a
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industry meeting. he had planned to meet with students but the school district canceled the meeting citing a scheduling conflict. >> i don't know what their agenda is. i'm sure may have gone up the line. and someone said, no, you're not going to have that sheriff in our school. >> students' letters focused on the so-called show me your paper law. parents of two students are complaining that the school district is not doing enough to protect their children from bullying. the children are fifth graders at cooper elementary school. and one parent told us that her daughter is being tomorrowed by two boys who shove her and make lewd comments. her daughter wrote a suicide note. the mother accused the school of not addressing the problem. >> punishing the victims that's what the school has been doing. every day, it's a struggle to get her out of bed to go. >> the school district says it has a program in place to deal
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with bullies as well as an antibullying hotline. the couple accused of fatally stabbing a schoolteacher pleaded not guilty. police say a 24-year-old and a 25-year-old killed her in her home during a robbery back in october. the couple's alleged multi- state series of crimes ended in seattle. they rammed a police car. a 23-year-old woman has been arrested for the shooting death of a teenager. but police say they do not believe acted alone. the 17-year-old was found shot on pacific avenue on november 30th. he died a short time later. police say they believe the killing was gang related and they continue to search for other suspects. the australian radio station behind the prank call to a london hospital is now speaking out after a nurse dupe
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bid the hoax committed suicide. >> the dj called the hospital and asking about the duchess who was there being treated for severe morning sickness. the nurse was transferred to kate middleton's ward committed suicide yesterday. and now the radio station is responding. >> they have decided that they'll not return until further notice out of respect of what can only be described as a tragedy. >> the palace says prince william and his wife are saddened about the death saying they were both looked after wonderfulfully well at the hospital. the nurse leaves behind a husband and two children. new this morning, the leader of egypt's muslim brotherhood is calling for egyptians to disown violence. he says voting is the best way to solve the country's
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political crisis. protesters have been marching against the president this week. violent clashes outside the presidential palace have left at least six people dead. thousands of palestinians are gathering today to remember the 25th anniversary of the hamas militant group. the leader returned yesterday and kneeled on the ground in prayer after 45 years in exile. the anniversary comes two weeks after the bloodiest round of fighting in four years. hamas portrayed itself as the victor as israel agreed to an egyptian brokered truce and did not send in ground troops. today marks 42 years since john lennon was shot and killed in new york city. he was shot across from central park. mark david chapman was convicted of the murder and was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison. he remains in prison and has been denied parole every two years there. afternoon, fans will gather at his star on the hollywood walk of fame as well as the imagine
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in central park. good morning to you. a good looking weekend in store for you. a live look here from the city across the bay. high clouds in the forecast. some of us still dealing with fog this morning. and quite a chilly start for many of us. but the areas that plunged into the 30s now making up some of the difference. we've got 40 in santa rosa. 41 in napa. widespread 40s around the bay area. we have fog near the straight as well as through the delta. and north and northeasterly breeze blew the fog in from the valley. a dense fog advisory in the area until about 11:00 this morning. we have improving conditions, but still patchy dense fog at areas like napa this morning. take it easy. i will continue to burn off this morning and will be in good shape by about 11:00 or so. and you can see it's very dense in and around the central
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valley this morning. through the delta, the straight. not picking it up here. but i see it on other observations. by 10:00, 11:00, it's pulling back and burning off. these are high clouds overhead. in store for the afternoon. the temperatures a lot like yesterday with only subtle changes in the forecast for your afternoon. a look here at the satellite and radar. back it up just a little bit. ridge of high pressure maintaining the dry weather and going to be warming us up. it sits over the pacific. when you look at the clockwise motion, you can see how it's easy to spill into california. that's about it. and we have a system dropping on the backside of california. and that is going to amly if i the ridge and bring us breezy conditions tonight and tomorrow. today, cool start, fair skies in the afternoon. and unseasonably mild weather by sunday. today slightly above average. seasonal in some cases. 62 in berkeley. 36 in oakland. down into the south bay, breaking up with mostly cloudy skies, partly cloudy for the
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second half of the afternoon. 64 san jose. going to be a nice day. and a beautiful start in santa cruz. tonight into tomorrow morning, the possibility of the offshore breezes kicking up, especially for the hills. that down sloping wind will actually drive the temperatures up. the mid up toker 60s in the forecast for sunday. nice and mild on monday. partly cloudy on tuesday. and farther out, there's a possibility of some rain on wednesday. the models are bringing us scattered showers perhaps wednesday as well as thursday. back to the desk. the malls will be packing up special gift boxes today. they have been collecting money, food and other items for the holiday care packages there. morning volunteers will pack everything up and send to men and women serving overseas. the moms are made up of women who have sons and daughters currently served in the armed forces. learning more about the arizona man who won half of a record power ball jackpot. where he kept the winning
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ticket what he did when he learned he had won. police and fire investigators are at the scene of a restaurant fire. what they found inside the building that they say makes this fire suspicious. and let's take you outside for a check of the back-up on highway 880 in oakland. look at that, like a parking lot. what's to blame? well, a crept truck broke down in a northbound lane near the 5th avenue off-ramp. no timetable on when the traffic will return to normal. but the back-up back to high street. it is going the take you time to get through the area. we will keep an eye on that
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a live look. a few high clouds over oakland this morning and 46 degrees. the time now is 9:47. let's recap the top stories. the supreme court is agreeing to hear two important same-sex marriage cases. prop 8 from the state and the defense of marriage act out of new york. the court will decide in march of next year. a bomb accused detonated a pipe bomb. and police say it belonged to teenagers. officers say they caught the teens last night after they blew up a neighborhood mailbox. two teenagers were arrested for the explosives. fire crews are investigating a suspicious fire at a restaurant in downtown. they have uncovered clues leading them to believe someone set the place on fire on purpose. >> reporter: no one was hurt, but the area is being considered a crime scene because fire and police
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investigators are here. they believe the fire that happened at the american oak food and drink restaurant is suspicious in nature. and now that is why they have closed because of the road. it's shut down between park and oak street. and you can see the fire investigators' vehicle with their equipment using to gather ed parked out in front. the fire started just after 6:00 this morning. and it was a one-alarm fire. fortunately, the fire and the smoke did not threaten other buildings nearby. but fire investigators believe this fire is suspicious. and they said that's because they found that the fire had started in multiple separate spots inside the building. >> accidental fire would probably have like one cause for the chance to be in two or three different spots and waves. >> i can't imagine anybody. >> reporter: now the restaurant
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cook says there are about eight or nine people that work at the the restaurant. it's a close knit group. it was renamed about a year and a half ago to american oak food and drink. but he says the same owners have been here for several years. they say they have a lot of regular customers who he thinks will be disappointed to see the restaurant close for a while. right now, there's a police officer at the door. there's scene investigators coming in and out of the building and they continue to gatherer and sift through evidence as part of the investigation into the suspicious fire. the nation is now one step closer to emergency testing. at&t, is verizon sprint and tmobile have agreed to relay text messages to 911-centers the. four largest wireless carriers cover 90% of the population and have signedded on to provide the service by may 2014. but only a handful of call
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centers actually able to receive techs. trials are currently underway. but it's unclear how many call centers will be upgraded by 2014. the county is pioneering what some say is a hack-a-thon today. they are calling it the challenge 2012. the theme of the event is aimed to create software apps that address community needs. it started at 8:30 and goes until 6:00 tonight at the valley library. a grand prize of $3,000 will be awarded to the most creative and practical application. general admission is $15. it's one of the big weekends for company parties and we're told by several venues that a holiday parties are making a come back. a survey by a job placement agency backed up the claim saying that 83% of companies plan to host a holiday party and it's up from 68% last year. however, it's still below the numbers from 2007 when 90% of
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companies were hosting those. the hotel in downtown san jose preppedded for a party of 600 last night. >> we started to see a soft come back. and 2011 was better. probably 30% above what we were last year. >> some ways company are cutting back are having the parties aat the time office and not inviting guests. the arizona winner in last month's power ball jackpot left the ticket out in his car. >> the winner then placed the ticket in his vehicle and he put it on his sun visier in the car and left it there overnight. the next morning, when he woke up, he had received news that there was indeed a winner arizona. >> when he saw the number, he called lawyers and financial advisers to figure out what to do next. the winner is not this construction worker shown celebrating at a maryland gas station who said he won.
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the real name will be released on monday. and it's not $587 million, but still a fortune. a woman turned in a $1 million scratch ticket yesterday. and talk about good luck, she bought four $10 scratchers and won a free ticket on the fourth. and with the fifth ticket, hit the million dollar jackpot. today is her daughter's third birthday. she is expecting many more presents on this day. and now time for our ticket saturday give away. five viewers will each win a family four pack to global winter wonderland through january 1st at great america. for your chance to win, go to our website before midnight and type in that secret word electric. volunteers in san francisco will be spending the day building bikes for children for this woulds. they are with the pilot association and they have help ships navigate the bay. the pilots and friends are planning to assemble 130 bikes
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over on pier nine. and then they'll be donated to the fire department's toy program. the 49ers are also getting into the holiday spirit with their annual operation dream toy drive. the team is going to join the police department and the housing authority for at the vent at candle stick park tomorrow. they host the miami dolphins. and then those toys will be donated to thousands of children who live in san francisco public housing. and some other bay area families are getting a nice surprise this holiday season. how good samaritans are helping them. a cold morning lows are rising. the patchy dense fog lifting. what you can expect for your saturday coming up.
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the half marathon is underway this morning. the route runners took off at 7:00. the route used the valley roads
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causing major delays and blocked access to medical center. so this year, people run along the canal trail for most of the race. and there's a post-race festival at civic park. some cash strapped shoppers are feeling the spirit of giving the holiday season as angels lend the helping hand. one kmart says people come in to pay off other customer's lay- away tabs. it brings joy to the receiver and the giver. a longtime employee says they come in all ages. >> we had a little by that actually wanted a kid's toy, that he wanted to pay off. we found the toy for him. and he was happy. >> and in one case, the recipient had been in the hospital and teared up when she found out that the lay away had been paid for. let's go back for a quick look at weather.
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>> okay. good morning to you. temperatures in the 10:00 hour, low to mid-50s. not as cold out there. boy, it was painfully cold this morning. mostly sunny skies with high clouds for the afternoon. temperatures by about noontime, upper 50s to low 60s. the patchy dense fog until about 11:00 this morning. also seeing it in patches around the bay area. mountainview reporting visibility down to a quarter mile. low 60s in forecast for afternoon. a lot like yesterday. tomorrow will be if warmer day. offshore winds expected to kick in tonight. especially over the hills. tomorrow could be breezy. look at that, mid up toker 60s in the forecast. hold on to the trend through monday. and transition day on tuesday and remain dry wednesday when i see the possibility of rain coming our way. not a lot. but enough to bring us the cooler weather. look at the afternoon high, 58 degrees. and just a little bit soggy. >> nothing like last weekend ; >> nothing like last week. >> still drying out. >> thank you.
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that's our report for this morning. thank you. >> our next newscast starts at 7:00. we are always here for you. thank you for joining us. have a fantastic saturday. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good.